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by Johann65
Wed 27 Aug 2008, 21:51
Forum: General/Lounge
Topic: For all the guys/girls aged under 30 - Focus group poll
Replies: 12
Views: 2372

Re: For all the guys/girls aged under 30 - Focus group poll

As you can say, this car may be stealing the show and kill their sales! The Promo does not include the rich heritage of Chevrolet!
The car in question:
65 Malibu Smalltown Show.JPG
65 Malibu Smaltown First Show.JPG
by Johann65
Wed 27 Aug 2008, 19:06
Forum: Post your ride
Topic: Where the whole thing started in South Africa
Replies: 9
Views: 2485

Where the whole thing started in South Africa

The "A" frame Chevrolet was the car that was perfect for a bigger engine (Remember the Z16 SS with a 396cid engine). The 65 Malibu is low, wide and sticks to the road like gum! 8) The models like the Mustang, Corvette and similar do not reflect the saloon/sedan cars 65 Malibu Smaltown First Show.JPG
by Johann65
Wed 27 Aug 2008, 13:54
Forum: General/Lounge
Topic: Ranger 2500 SS coupe
Replies: 13
Views: 5263

Re: Ranger 2500 SS coupe

Just a comment!

The Automatic box on a Ranger fastback as standard is unique and could be very valuable! Remember anything non-standard reduces the value of the vehicle.
by Johann65
Mon 25 Aug 2008, 23:44
Forum: General/Lounge
Topic: Ranger 2500 SS coupe
Replies: 13
Views: 5263

Re: Ranger 2500 SS coupe

Hullo All, I worked on Operation Mayflower (New Ranger) in 1965/66 at GMSA Port Elizabeth :mrgreen: The Opel Fastback did not appear as a production model in large numbers. The Ranger SS only came out in the last few years of production. I had a 73 SS(Metalic brown with a black vynil top and black i...
by Johann65
Mon 25 Aug 2008, 22:00
Forum: Chevrolet/Holden/Opel/Pontiac/Vauxhall/Ranger
Topic: 1965 Chevrolet Malibu Chevelle
Replies: 17
Views: 12479

Re: 1965 Chevrolet Malibu Chevelle

Looking for these: http://www.hubcaps.org/cgi-bin/shopper. ... key=chv966

The hubcaps cost more to import from the US than buying a new set of mags (on the Car). I am trying to do a local deal/swap

(edited by John to fix the link)
by Johann65
Mon 25 Aug 2008, 16:09
Forum: Chevrolet/Holden/Opel/Pontiac/Vauxhall/Ranger
Topic: 1965 Chevrolet Malibu Chevelle
Replies: 17
Views: 12479

1965 Chevrolet Malibu Chevelle

http://www.cardomain.com/ride/3134416 (To view the Malibu) 1965 I was a Specifications Clerk working at the General Motors South Africa plant in Port Elizabeth. This particular Malibu was unique in having a factory painted white top on a red body. This was a "special" and when 43 years later I saw ...
by Johann65
Mon 25 Aug 2008, 09:30
Forum: General
Topic: Bernie Mariner Stud Lark
Replies: 9
Views: 3472

Re: Bernie Mariner Stud Lark

Hullo All, It would be great if Bernie' Lark Corporation can be restored. I don't know if you are aware that the Lark was made at the Uitenhage Studebaker plant now known as VW SA! Gordon Briggs - Costhworth Anglia - Father of Michael Briggs- Stays in Ferndale PE. Michael has a filling station nearb...
by Johann65
Sun 24 Aug 2008, 18:30
Forum: BMW
Topic: Other Racing BMW's
Replies: 43
Views: 24667

Re: Other Racing BMW's

I am not surprised as Bernie broke my heart in 1965 when he had a Cortina Mk1 prototype pick-up broken up at Ford in PE.